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Keynote Speakers Announced For The U2 Conference - Registration Now Open



Registration is now open for the U2 Conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland! The theme of this year's conference is POPVision, focusing on Pop's significance, the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Peace Agreement, U2's role in a peaceful Ireland and more. It is organized by @U2's very own Dr. Scott Calhoun and is the third such event. This year's conference keynote speakers include:

  • Catherine Owens - "Vision Into Visibility: Making Peace Pop"
  • Stuart Bailie - "Holy Wars and Northern Stars: U2 and Conflict in Ireland" 
  • Andy Rowen and Steve Stockman in conversation - "If You Twist and Turn Away: The Power of Songs to Change a Life"

The U2 Conference will take place June 13-15, 2018 at Queen’s University in partnerships with The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, Queen’s, the National Museums of Northern Ireland, and Fitzroy Presbyterian Church. For more information and to register, visit U2Conference.com.